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What Have Houstonians Learned From Their Own Mistakes?

Posted on · Some argue we do a disservice in public education today by not creating enough time and space for kids to make mistakes and then learn from them – that we’re so focused on memorization and regurgitation of facts, of dictating, of “teaching to the test,” that we’re not imparting a crucial piece of the educational […]

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What Are Some of Houston’s Greatest Mistakes?

Posted on · We all make mistakes in our lives – we take a step one way, when we probably should have gone the other. We try to learn from those missteps and not repeat them, but sometimes, well, the lesson’s never really learned. The same can be said for communities. Some decisions we made (or didn’t make) […]

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Houston’s Greatest Mistakes: Friday’s show (April 24, 2015)

Posted on · We all make mistakes in our lives – we take a step one way, when we probably should have gone the other. We try to learn from those missteps and not repeat them, but sometimes, well, the lesson’s never really learned. The same can be said for communities. Some decisions we made (or didn’t make) […]